Special Event Listings 05.09.19


Dominican Friars of Providence College to present lectures on the Acts of the Apostles
PROVIDENCE — On Wednesday evenings until June 5, the Dominican Friars of Providence College will present lectures on the Acts of the Apostles in the church hall at St. Pius V Parish, 55 Elmhurst Ave., at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call (401) 751-4871.
Mass for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing in ASL
PROVIDENCE — The Diocesan Ministry for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing has announced the following Masses: Every Sunday at St. Patrick Church, 244 Smith St., Providence, at 9 a.m. and every Sunday at St. Mary of the Bay, Warren, at 8 a.m. For more information, call Irma at 401-278-4578 or email
Pro-Life Spring Rosary Novena
PROVIDENCE — Please join Servants of Christ for Life on Saturday mornings from now until June 22 for the Spring Rosary Novena. Mass will begin at 8 a.m., at Holy Ghost on Atwells Avenue, followed by praying the rosary at Planned Parenthood at 8:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend and offer up this time in prayer for an end to abortion. Planned Parenthood is located at 175 Broad St. in Providence. Call Tyler Rowley with any questions, 401-290-7201.
Take-Out Thursday scheduled at Holy Angels Parish
BARRINGTON — Holy Angels Parish will host Take-Out Thursday on May 9 in the elevator-accessible church hall, 341 Maple Ave. A to-go menu featuring modestly priced options of eggplant parmesan sandwiches, veggie pockets, shaved steak sandwiches, shepherd’s pie and French fries will be offered to the public from 3 - 6:30 p.m., or while supplies last. Advance orders are encouraged. For more information on this food sale, please visit
Book signing with Catholic author William Patenaude
WARWICK — Local Catholic author William Patenaude will be signing his debut book at Barnes & Noble, 1350 Bald Hill Road, Warwick, on Saturday, May 11 beginning at noon. The novel, “A Printer’s Choice,” is a sci-fi murder mystery examining faith, the future and the power of free will. For more information, visit
Liturgy for Special Religious Education
WARWICK — St. Benedict Parish, 135 Beach Ave., will hold a Special Religious Education (SPRED) Liturgy at the 4 p.m. Mass on Saturday, May 11. Those involved with SPRED will be preparing the altar and bringing up the gifts during the Mass. All are welcome to attend.
Saint Vincent De Paul Ladies Guild to host yard sale
COVENTRY — The Saint Vincent De Paul Ladies Guild will host a yard sale on Saturday, May 11, from 6:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at the church, 2 St. Vincent De Paul St. The sale will include clothes, household items and toys. For more information, call Leah Hooks, secretary of the Ladies Guild, at 826-7061.
Catholic Underground
PROVIDENCE — Catholic Underground will be held at St. Patrick Church, 244 Smith St., Saturday, May 11, beginning with Holy Hour with Vespers at 7:30 p.m. in the church. A performance will follow, downstairs at 8:45 p.m.
Paint & Vino
COVENTRY — A Paint & Vino night will be held at SS. John and Paul Church, on Saturday, May 11, at 6 p.m. in the parish hall. A painting session will be instructed by local artists. No painting experience is necessary. All supplies are provided including canvas, brushes, paint, easel, apron, artist instruction and wine or beer for ages 21+, soda or water (two complimentary beverages).There are a limited number of discounted tickets available at the rectory or after Masses. Tickets will not be sold at the door. For more information, call 821-5764.
May Devotions to honor Mary
PROVIDENCE — St. Agnes Church, 351 Branch Ave., will host May devotions to honor the Blessed Mother on Monday, May 13 at 7 p.m. The evening will include music, the Scriptural Rosary and will conclude with Exposition and Benediction.
Message of Fatima
EAST PROVIDENCE — St. Martha Parish, 2595 Pawtucket Ave., will host a day on the message of Fatima on Saturday, May 18. The schedule is as follows: 8:45 a.m., Procession of Our Lady and crowning ceremony; 9:15 a.m. Rosary; 9:45 a.m., Holy Mass and consecration of parish; 10:45 a.m., coffee/refreshments after Mass; 11 a.m., showing of video: “Fatima the great sign;” Noon, Fatima Q&A with priest; 12:30 p.m., Brown Scapular and Miraculous Medal enrollment. Following enrollment Our Lady will be processed from the church. Confessions will be available during the day. For more information, contact Brother Leo Mary, FTI at (401) 644-3699.
On the Calendar at McVinney Auditorium
PROVIDENCE — Sunday, May 19 at 3 p.m. — Narragansett Bay Symphony Community Orchestra Season Finale Concert; Saturday, June 8 at 7 p.m. — Athenas en Concierto - Todo es Tuyo Tour, presented by Saint Patrick Church. For more information or to purchase tickets to any of these events, visit or call the McVinney Box Office 401-278-4588.
Hope and Cope support group to meet
PORTSMOUTH — The St. Matthias Ministry Hope and Cope Support Group will meet on Sunday, May 19, from 5 - 6 p.m. in the chapel meeting room, under the chapel, at St. Barnabas Church, 1697 E. Main Road. If you know someone who is supporting a loved one or friend in need of recovery or currently in recovery yourself, then this group is for you. This program is free and provides a wonderful focus on Catholic Spirituality to support recovery. No registration is required. For more information, send an email to Deacon John Silvia at
Church of Christ the King to host May Breakfast
WEST WARWICK — Church of Christ the King, 124 Legris Ave. (Route 117) will host a May Breakfast on Sunday, May 19, 7:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m., in the church hall. Children 5 and under are free. The menu includes fruit cup, French toast, eggs, ham, sausage, corned beef hash, beans, home fries, dessert, coffee, tea and juice.
Narragansett Knights to host May Breakfast
NARRAGANSETT — The Knights of Columbus will hold its annual May Breakfast at St. Veronica Chapel, 1035 Boston Neck Road, on Sunday, May 19. Continuous seating starts 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Children under 6 are free. Tickets will be available at the door. Come and enjoy fellowship before or after Mass.
Knights of Columbus to host Breakfast
NORTH KINGSTOWN — The Knights of Columbus will hold a breakfast at the council hall, 1265 Tower Hill Road, on Sunday, May 19, from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Eggs, fruit cup, home fries, Johnnycakes, toast, jam, bacon, beans, pastries, juice, coffee and tea will be served. Children under 6 are free.
Sacred Heart Annual Golf Tournament
WARWICK — Sacred Heart Church will host its annual golf tournament on Monday, May 20, at Valley Country Club, beginning at 11 a.m. with a putting contest, followed by lunch. Shotgun start begins at 12:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. Golf Awards following dinner. For tickets or more information, call or stop by the Sacred Heart Church rectory, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 821-4184.
Indoor Yard Sale to benefit Little Sisters of the Poor Jeanne Jugan Residence
PAWTUCKET — The Little Sisters of the Poor Jeanne Jugan Residence, 964 Main St., will host their annual Indoor Yard Sale on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. The two-day sale will include furniture, housewares, jewelry, books, craft supplies and more. All proceeds to benefit the Little Sisters. For more information, please call 401-723-4314.
Learn skills to help women considering an abortion
CHARLESTOWN — Saint Mary’s Respect Life Committee will host pro-life advocate Tyler Rowley of Servants of Christ for Life. He will speak on counseling women who are considering an abortion. Come learn the skills to effectively speak with family, friends and acquaintances. This event will be held on Saturday, June 1 at 10 a.m., at St. James Chapel, Charlestown. Light refreshments to follow. All are welcome. If attending, please RSVP to
Magnificat Breakfast to feature international Christian recording artist
PROVIDENCE —The Magnificat International Women’s Ministry will hold its next breakfast on Saturday, June 15, from 8:30 a.m. - noon at the Providence Marriot, One Orms Street, in Providence. The featured guest speaker will be Ryan Tremblay, a full-time international Christian recording artist who has been featured on EWTN, Catholic TV and Relevant Radio, and has performed at World Youth Day 2016 in Poland, and 2019 in Panama. This multi-talented musician will share his gifts of love for Jesus Christ and the Church. For reservations and tickets, call Linda Gatta at 401-864-7731.
Msgr. Sabourin Vacation Bible Camp for people with disabilities
PROVIDENCE — The Office of the Apostolate for People with Disabilities and St. Patrick Church in Providence announces the “Msgr. Sabourin Vacation Bible Camp” for people with disabilities of all ages. The camp will be held at St. Patrick Church, Providence, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., June 24-28. Space is limited; brown bag lunch will be provided by families. Limited scholarships are available. The printable registration form is available at The camp is also seeking faith-filled and enthusiastic adult volunteers. Contact Irma I. Rodriguez at 401-278-4578 or for more information.